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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Maintenance Trades Helper

Maintenance Trades Helper

Where: Poolesville, MD

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program

Work Schedule: Day Shift, Monday – Friday

Skookum’s mission is “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities”. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

* To apply, visit our website at to complete an application. Skookum, an award winning, non-profit, government and commercial contractor seeks an enthusiastic Maintenance Trades Helper at Skookum’ s contract for the National Institute of Health in Poolesville, Maryland to join our team. Skookum provides world class customer service, so our customers meet their mission and we meet ours. A Skookum Maintenance Trades Helper is a self-motivated, customer service-oriented individual who takes great pride in the quality of their work. The selected individual will keep a worker supplied with materials and tools, cleaning working area, machine, and equipment.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Holding and/or passing objects for a skilled trade craftsman.
  • Supplying a skilled trade craftsman with tools and materials.
  • Installing fastening hardware, such as nuts, bolts, washers, etc.
  • Sweeping, debris removal.
  • Cleaning/removing debris from fasteners, structures, equipment or appliances.
  • Manually moving and transporting appliances, equipment and materials.
  • Physically relocating and temporarily fastening to overhead air hoses, electrical cables and flexible ventilation.

Job Requirements:

  • Up to three (3) years of facilities and/or appliance experience preferred Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access Valid Driver’s license required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain approval to operate a vehicle by Skookum’s insurance carrier
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Must be able to reach, kneel, walk, stand and use repetitive motion for several hours at a time.

This position is contingent upon contract award and funding. Contract anticipated to begin June 1, 2018